Lectures & Conversations

An honest conversation about women's hormones and sanity with Ellie Drake, a compassionate, knowledgeable, heartfelt interviewer with a knack for guiding conversation to raw depth of true experience. From January 2017....

From episode 21 of the podcast, "Healthy Curiosity" by Dr. Welch's acupuncturist sister, Brodie Welch, licensed acupuncturist in Corvallis, OR: Uncertainty can be hard to deal with. Not knowing where you’re headed and what’s in store can make us feel like we need to do something...

Dr. Claudia Welch & Cate Stillman talk about food. How it is important, but it may lead to neurosis to place all our bets on food to be our Savior. ...

Dr. Welch talks about two major considerations in breast health - considerations she wished all women knew about so we could all have the best mammarian (yes, she knows that is not a word) health possible....

In this special interview Dr Claudia Welch, Ayurvedic Practitioner, gives a refreshing holistic perspective on hormones, the difference between adrenaline and cortisol, male and female sex hormones, and perspective on how to balance your hormones....

Ancient Āyurvedic texts describe four qualities one must possess to become an effective physician: Excellence in theoretical knowledge, lots of practice, dexterity and purity. Dr. Welch explores some of the weird and interesting aspects of these qualities and how cultivating them can enhance our ability to have...

In this talk introducing the February 2015 run of the Healthier Hormones course Cate Stillman and I, among other things talk about: How Emily Post was teaching Ayurveda in her own way Oliver Sacks take on living and dying The Art vs. the Science of Healing “Who affects whom?”...

A conversation for practitioners and anyone else who may be interested, with Durga Leela, founder of Yoga of Recovery and Dr. Claudia Welch Durga Leela and Dr. Welch discuss the role of identity (in Ayurveda called, ahamkara) in addiction, the understandable tendency to focus on our...

A conversation on between Dr. Welch and Dr. Sara Gottfried MD, author of The Hormone Cure Are we really fat, lazy and unproductive? Or maybe courageous? What do hormones have to do with integrity? What is real pleasure? What is Dharma? Do we have to...

New! Foundations of Ayurveda II online course, co-taught by Dr. Claudia Welch & Dr. Robert Svoboda. With 50+ hours of video, handouts & end of lesson quizzes, you can learn at home on your own schedule.